Episode 419: The Unbelievable Survival Tale of Juliane Koepcke


18-01-2023 • 1 hr 35 mins

Juliane Koepcke's story will have you questioning any recent complaint you've made. This woman was the sole survivor of a plane crash in 1971. After the plane went down, she continued to survive in the AMAZON RAINFOREST among hundreds and hundreds of predators. It took 11 days for her to be rescued and when you hear what Julianne faced within those 11 days, you will be a changed human.

When I Fell From the Sky by Juliane Koepcke

List of books to help with fear of flying OR just education on flying and flying mechanics!

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1998. Wings of Hope. Directed by Werner Herzog. Performed by Juliane Koepcke.

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